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IBM partnered with Software Quality Engineering to execute a survey that explores where today’s testers are spending their time, what obstacles they most often encounter and where they think their attention should be focused. These are the responses from 250 test professionals - primarily quality managers, test managers and test leads - from around the globe, all with 6 or more years of experience. Chec k ou t th e co mple te r esul ts o f th e su rvey . RT: 250 testers tell how they spend... [More]
Imagine a table where data can be collected, consulted, modified and discarded in a generic fashion with a built-in jTable functionality. Sounds interesting doesn't it? No wonder Senior Software Engineer, Marc Arthur created a tutorial to help you create a general purpose container for key-value pairs and their associated metadata. All you will need is Node.js, Express, Apache CouchDB, Cloudant, Nano, jTable, and IBM® Bluemix™ and you shall be ready to go. Continue reading at: http://ibm.co/1qEj6dd
With the age of Internet, every business wants a share in the mobile industry. More and more mobile apps to support the business are being created. By introducing a game elements into your mobile app design, you can provide incentives for your users to stay engaged and ultimately drive better business outcomes. There is a set of common techniques used across apps and web sites for all industries, including insurance, retail, health-care, travel apps and many more. IBM Bluemix has added a Gamification Service that allows you to... [More]
Misinformation reigns! The world is confused about app release and deployment. Did you know, Spread sheets are not the best things for managing releases? And neither is making your developers design the deployment process a good idea. Bust the myths surrounding release and deployment. Continue reading at ow.ly/Al33d
Websites these days are increasingly offering services that are tying together functionalities from other websites. Though good, this can at times lead to customers being forced to share their credentials with a lot of other sites that may lead to a security threat. In the blog, " Protect your resource with the Bluemix App user registry add-on ", Software Engineer Ziu Lei Zhu, shows how one can deploy an OAuth protected resource using Bluemix.
Welcoming all startups and developers to the App factory to create, explore, share and connect. Bluemix, a platform as a service from IBM offers you instance services, runtimes, and infrastructure you need to materialize your ideas. Whatever your task, Bluemix contains everything you need to hit the ground running. So, come and leverage this opportunity to build your dream apps with ease. Join us for the IBM Bluemix App Factory inaugural hackathon on September 12th and 13th. Venue: EGL A Block Cafeteria.... [More]
The Queen of the Deccan is all set you throw a banquet to the Bluemix enthusiast. So come along to a feast the introductory Bluemix session and to its monitoring and analytics services. Create an account on Bluemix.net if not done already and send in your registrations for the free event at http://bit.ly/1ukUZj Find more details about the event on http://wizcraft-app.com/edm/IBM/BlueMix/Pune.html
IBM DB2 CLI driver provides its users with a huge list of keywords/attributes that could be used by them to leverage the full potential that the driver offers to its customers today. When customers set the environment for their applications to make use of the potential of DB2 CLI, they would configure the driver using different ways that are available today. This article would mainly concentrate on using db2dsdriver.cfg and db2cli.ini configuration files to develop an environment ready to be used by the driver. While using db2dsdriver.cfg or... [More]
When debugging the IBM WebSphere Portal issues server logs, browsers traces and other ways are certainly helpful to find out the cause. A must gather for each and every component in IBM WebSphere Portal is available to dig through the traces. But sometimes you want specific information because : i) Traces are too big to analyze. ii) Proper tracing is not available in the module you want to analyze. iii) Parent application of your module is not available hence can't debugged. iv) Or any other challenge in... [More]
If there is a requirement to match the configured LDAP server and your business needs using IBM WebSphere Portal then you can map the attributes between WebSphere Portal and your LDAP server using following steps: 1) Open <wp_profile>/ConfigEngine/properties/ wkplc.properties file using any text editor. 2) update the following attribute.(attribute will be there, just need to add the value) for standalone LDAP standalone.ldap.attributes.mapping.portalName=ibm-primaryEmail standalone.ldap.attributes.mapping.ldapName=mail ... [More]
Symptom: You may see this error message while upgrading a CDC 6.5.2 any IF version to 10.2.1 GA or any IF version. Existing installation does not contain license files for this product version. Please choose a different folder. Explanation: There are changes in license files between CDC releases. In between 6.5.2 and 10.2.1 there is another release 10.2 and when we try to directly upgrade from 6.5.2 to 10.2.1 the installer can not find compatible license files for upgrade. In other words upgrade is not possible from 6.5.2 to 10.2.1... [More]
First change following configuration in CDC Netezza installation Add -Dcom.datamirror.skipRAMChecking=true to the beginning of dmts64.vmargs and dmconfiguretes.vmargs in the <installation dir>/conf directory Now open dmconfigurets and edit instance and now you can provide instance memory less than 8GB.